“I create imagery using stills and motion that tell the stories about people and the things that are important to them in their lives. I am passionate about illustrating narratives that create interest and inspiration and I enjoy connecting with my subjects to bringing out their story in a way that will reach the viewing audience and leave the subject with a positive experience about how their story is told”.
DIANE ALLFORD IS A MULTIFACETED PHOTOGRAPHER, MULTIMEDIA ARTIST, AND VISUAL CONTENT PRODUCER WORKING IN NEW YORK. SHE STUDIED PHOTOGRAPHY AT THE SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS AND THEN WENT ON TO ESTABLISH HER CAREER AS A PHOTO EDITOR + VISUAL CONTENT PRODUCER, WITH BET MAGAZINES, YSB (YOUNG SISTERS & BROTHERS), EMERGE, & HEART & SOUL, RANDOM HOUSE PUBLISHERS, SHOLASTIC INC,, NEWSWEEK, BUSINESS WEEK, NAACPS, CRISIS MAGAZINE AND OTHERS.
OVER THE SPAN OF HER CAREER DIANE’S INFLUENCE IS EVIDENT ON MANY PAGES OF A VARIETY OF BOOKS AND CONSUMER MAGAZINES. WORKING WITH ART AND CREATIVE DIRECTORS, SHE COMMISSIONED AND RESEARCHED ILLUSTRATION, PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO. AFTER MANY YEARS ON THE PUBLISHING SIDE SHE NOW BRINGS HER OWN PHOTOGRAPHY TO THE FOREFRONT.
DIANE’S PHOTOGRAPHY CAPTURE THE STORY AS IT UNFOLDS IN FRONT OF HER. THIS COULD MEAN THAT A FASHION, DOCUMENTARY, PORTRAITURE OR CONCEPTUAL APPROACH IS NEEDED.
DIANE CREATES IMAGERY USING STILL PHOTOGRAPHY AND MOTION IN SOME CASES TO TELL PEOPLES STORIES ABOUT THE THINGS THAT’S IMPORTANT TO THEIR LIVES. SHE’S PASSIONATE ABOUT ILLUSTRATING NARRATIVES THAT CREATE INTEREST AND INSPIRATION LEAVING THE SUBJECT WITH A POSITIVE EXPERIENCE.
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